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Posted byon July 4, 2014 at 2:35 PM EDT
President Obama welcomes 25 service members to the White House on the 4th of July for a naturalization ceremony.
Posted byon June 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
In the Rose Garden, President Obama reiterated his commitment to immigration reform and reproached House Republicans for their unwillingness to confront this important issue.
Posted byon June 20, 2014 at 3:12 PM EDT
Luis von Ahn speaks about his experience as an immigrant entrepreneur, and how immigration reform would allow America to remain a magnet for countless other brilliant innovators who dream of making a big impact here.
Posted byon June 19, 2014 at 2:34 PM EDT
At the first-ever White House Maker Faire, truly remarkable “Makers” showed off how access to new technologies like 3D printers, laser cutters, and desktop machine tools are enabling more Americans to design and build just about anything. Even though these remarkable innovators are making in America, they weren’t all born here.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 7:52 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at a naturalization ceremony for 50 new Americans at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., and discusses the need for common-sense immigration reform.
Posted byon June 16, 2014 at 4:30 PM EDT
Every foreign-born graduate with an advanced STEM degree is associated with, on average, 2.6 jobs for American workers. By some estimates, immigration was responsible for one-third of the growth in patenting in past decades, and these innovations contributed to increasing U.S. GDP by 2.4 percent.
Posted byon May 20, 2014 at 6:31 PM EDT
Tom Perez on eight inspirational young people of Asian heritage who have benefited under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (known as DACA), a program implemented in 2012 by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, the President praised the power of solar, honored this year's TOP COPS, awarded the Medal of Honor and traveled to New York for the opening of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 11:44 AM EDT
The Obama Administration announces new steps to make it easier for highly skilled workers and talented researchers from other countries to contribute to our economy and ultimately become Americans.